Pros

  • Three discrete GPUs
  • Liquid cooled
  • Outstanding gaming performance

Cons

  • Rather bland looking
  • Extremely expensive

At A Glance

This liquid-cooled juggernaut is a tad excessive -- in all the right ways.

Manufacturer’s Description

Our Medusa computer will capture your gaze amazing everyone around it with its astounding power. The Primordial Computers Medusa has all the beauty you would ever want from a custom computer and comes with benchmark shattering performance; while retaining its clear and consistent quiet.

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The Medusa

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7
Processor speed 3.3 MHz
Cache size 15.36 KB
Processor count 1
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Secondary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon HD
Number of Graphic Cards included 3.0
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 2227.0 GB
Drive type
  • Hard Disk Drive
  • Solid-State Drive
Expansion slots
Number of PCI-Express 2.0 x16 slots 4.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Bluetooth
  • DVI
  • FireWire Port (front)
  • HDMI
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus 2.0
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus 3.0
  • eSATA
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Memory
Memory size 32744.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Power
Power Supply Wattage 1200.0 watts
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 48.0
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
Case
Chassis style Tower

Performance

Overall Rating
Worldbench Score 207.0
Worldbench Version 7
Start Up
Start Up 67.6   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMARK 6587.0   score (higher is better)
Web Performance
Web Performance 26.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Storage Performance
File Compression 311.1   seconds (lower is better)
Hard Drive File Operations 39.9   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 157.3   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 110.0   seconds (lower is better)
Encoding Audio 83.6   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
WorldBench Green Score 50.0
Working power usage 36.2   Watt hours
Idle power usage 290.6   Watts
Gaming
Gaming Score 85.0
Crysis 2, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 75.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 2560x1600 91.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1920x1080 91.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 92.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1024x768 93.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 2560x1600 95.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1920x1080 96.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 96.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 95.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 156.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 2560x1600 187.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1920x1080 201.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1680x1050 193.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1024x768 199.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 2560x1600 246.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1920x1080 247.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1680x1050 245.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1024x768 244.2   Frames per second (higher is better)